Ep. 243: Aristotle's "Poetics" on Art and Tragedy (Part Two)

May 18, 04:13 PM

Continuing on the Poetics from around 335 BCE, on the structure of plot (every element must be essential!), the moral status of the heroes, Homeric poetry, the difference between tragedy and history, and how Aristotle's formula may or may not apply to modern media.

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End song: "Structure of a Tragedy" by Mark Lint. Read about it.

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